Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Anxiety and Anger Symptoms in Hwabyung Patients Improved More following 4 Weeks of the Emotional Freedom Technique Program Compared to the Progressive Muscle Relaxation Program: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Table 1

The Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) program performed on the EFT group (EFT Borrowing Benefit).

WeeksProgram contents

1st week(i) Education on Hwabyung 
(ii) Introduction of basic EFT 
(iii) Goal setting and confirming the problem 
(iv) Set-up 
(v) The sequence 
(vi) The 9 Gamut sequence 
(vii) Treat present symptom 
(viii) Share experiences with Hwabyung 
(ix) Distribute worksheets, self-training CD, and homework assignment

2nd week(i) Review week 1 program 
(ii) Share experiences from the previous week 
(iii) Treat past trauma 
(iv) Inquire about the person and the events that caused Hwabyung 
(v) Education on EFT reframing 
(vi) Distribute worksheets, self-training CD, and homework assignment

3rd week(i) Review weeks 1 and 2 programs 
(ii) Share experiences from the previous week 
(iii) Treat distorted self-image 
(iv) Distribute worksheets, self-training CD, and homework assignment

4th week(i) Review weeks 1–3 programs 
(ii) Share experiences from the previous week 
(iii) Treat the doubtful future 
(iv) Distribute work sheets, self-training CD, and homework assignment

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